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Special Programs for
Tweens and Teens
 
 

For a summary and description of the regularly scheduled teen programs, click here.
Below are the special upcoming programs you won't want to miss!
To view our Calendar of Events, go here.

Monday, October 6, 2014
Stockmarket Game

This game is an investment simulation for grades 4 through 12. Receive a hypothetical $100,000 to invest in the stock market. There are weekly lessons and the program is played entirely online. The game begins October 6 and runs through December 13, 2014. Register for this fun game and learn all about investing. To get a Password and ID call 860-355-1191 x204 or email vfisher@biblio.org.

December 1 - 24, 2014
Elf on a Book Shelf Contest

Are you in Grades 4-12? Then this contest is for you! Come to the Library Monday, December 1st through Wednesday, December 24th. Each day that you find the Elf in the Children's, YA or Teen section, you will receive an entry for a raffle to bring home a tote bag full of goodies. For more information please call 860-355-1191 x204 or email vfisher@biblio.org

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Creative Writing (Grades 9-12)

New Milford Public Library invites students in grades 5 through 12 to join the Creative Writing Clubs. The meeting times for the High School Grades 9-12 is the first (1st) Wednesday from 4-6PM. Come get writing tips, ideas, practice and share your writings. Also, you can join the staff of The Aura, our literary magazine! For more information please call 860-355-1191 x204 or email vfisher@biblio.org

Thursday, December 4, 2014
College Essay Help

Having trouble getting started on you College Essay? Need some organization help? Proofreading? Well, join us for four (4) sessions that will be able to help you. Each session will run from 6-7 PM: November 6 - Brainstorming - let your first draft flow / November 13 - Three essay parts - be specific / November 20 - Get feedback / December 4 - Final Draft.
Registration is required. Please call 860-355-1191 x204 or email vfisher@biblio.org.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Chess Club

Join NMPL's Chess Club. We meet at 4:00 PM on the second (2nd) Tuesday of the month. The club is open to Grades K-12 and all skill levels are welcome. Come play or learn in a friendly, supportive environment. For more information please call 860-355-1191 x204 or email vfisher@biblio.org.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
YA Council

Calling all teens and tweens, grades 6-12! Come and join NMPL's Young Adult Council. We meet monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM. This is your chance to get involved, contribute, hang out, be heard and have fun! Come and plan programs and events at the Library; recommend books, DVDs and music for the Library; earn community service hours (this looks good on high school or college applications); write reviews for the blog. For more information please call 860-355-1191 x204 or email vfisher@biblio.org.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Teen Cafe

This club is open to all teens and tweens in grades 6-12. Come to the cafe where admission is free and snacks are provided. Hang out with friends, watch anime, make crafts, chat, play games and do homework. This club is exclusively for grades 6-12 so come make it your own! The cafe will be held on the third (3rd) Wednesday of the month from 4 - 5:30 PM. For more information please call 860-355-1191 x204 or email vfisher@biblio.org.

Friday, December 19, 2014
Teen Movie Night

For grades 5 through 12, gather your friends and come enjoy a screening of a movie TBA on December 19. Check back for movie, menu and specific dates. The movie runs from 7 - 9 PM and dinner and snacks will be provided. Registraion is required so please register online or email vfisher@biblio.org.

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ON-GOING TEEN PROGRAMS

Virtual Stock Market Game - Register for this fun game and learn all about investing
Book Buddies - Young Adult patron in Grades 5 through 12 can sign up in the Children's Library to be paired with a child aged 4 - 8 to be a Book Buddy and they can meet at the library and read together
New Milford Teen Blog - Come read and post your comments, suggestions, etc.
NMPL Teen Facebook - Now we have a Facebook page exclusively devoted to teens and tweens!


 

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